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Volatility and You

04 JAN 2019

Is the market right and does it "know" something that the average investor can't yet see? Is a recession, or worse another financial crisis, around the corner, but we just don't see it yet in the data? Is QT (quantitative tightening) finally wreaking the havoc on risk premia that deep down we all suspected it might?

Three Reasons to Invest Internationally

07 SEP 2018

America is home to some of the greatest companies in the world, but there are also many great companies outside the country's borders. In fact, nearly three-quarters of the world's companies are headquartered outside the US, and international investments represent 46% of global market capitalization.

How Much Should I Save for Retirement?

05 SEP 2018

How much do you need to save for retirement? It's one of the most common questions people have. And no wonder. There are so many imponderables: When will you retire? How much will you spend in retirement? And for how long?

Six Strategies for Volatile Markets

23 AUG 2018

Triggers for market volatility can come in many different shapes and sizes–policy uncertainty in Washington, earnings reports, geopolitical unrest, the list is almost endless. And market swings can rattle even seasoned investors' nerves. But volatility is part and parcel of investing.

Saving for Retirement After Age 70

16 AUG 2018

Are you over age 70 and still working? You're not alone. Nearly 1 in 5 US residents between the ages of 70 and 75, and 1 in 10 aged 75 and older, continue to earn a paycheck, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

History Lessons: Where to Invest Now

09 AUG 2018

It became a truism during last year's rally that the market was expensive—and the conventional wisdom still seems to think valuations are elevated, even after February's correction. Fidelity sector strategist Denise Chisholm has a different take. "My historical analysis suggests that stocks are inexpensive—especially since we could be in the early stages of a profit recovery," she says.

Working After 65? Avoid Five Medicare Pitfalls

01 AUG 2018

As you turn age 65, your mailbox will likely be full of birthday cards, well wishes, and a deluge of information packets on Medicare, the government health care program for people age 65 and over. But what if you're not ready to retire? Do you keep your employer-sponsored health care coverage or go for Medicare?

Social Security Tips for Singles

08 JUL 2018

Figuring out when and how to take Social Security can be a complicated decision, even if you are single. Here are some strategies to consider to help make the most of your Social Security benefits if you're widowed, divorced, or have never married.

Will Regulation Hurt Tech Stocks?

05 JUN 2018

In recent weeks, stocks have seen another round of heightened volatility. Tech stocks were among the most volatile parts of the market, as investors weighed the risk of new privacy concerns.

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